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Lawn Care: Killing A Lawn, Testing Soil, Spreading Seed

As with any project, before tackling the complicated aspects of a task, it's necessary to master the fundamentals first. These are the ...

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Top 21 Lawn Care Projects

  1. 1. Lawn Maintenance

    DIY Network offers a few tips and tricks to keep your lawn looking great all year round.

  2. 2. How to Dethatch a Lawn

    Thatch acts as a barrier to water, nutrients and air reaching the soil and should be removed to ensure a healthy lawn. Learn how to rei...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. How to Remove Lawn Thatch

    Thatch, built-up plant material between green growth and grass roots, is essential, but too much can deter healthy lawn growth. DIY Net...

  4. 4. Lawn Upkeep

    This DIY Basic will provide tips for keeping a lawn beautiful.

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  5. 5. Compost for Lawn Maintenance (00:01:39)

    Composting and rain harvesting turn lawn waste into organic fertilizer.

  6. 6. De-Thatching a Lawn

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on de-thatching a lawn.

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  7. 7. How to Mow the Lawn Properly

    How and when you mow your yard can affect the lawn's appearance and health.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. How to Aerate a Lawn

    Aeration is the process of getting oxygen to plant roots. Learn how to reinvigorate your compacted lawn through aeration.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 9. How to Edge and String-Trim a Lawn

    Follow these tips to giving your lawn a professional, manicured look.

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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. Thatch and Aerating

    DIY experts show how to properly thatch and aerate a lawn for healthy grass.

  11. 11. Lawn Care

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on lawn care.

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  12. 12. Mowing Tips for Keeping a Healthy Lawn

    The DIY Network gets the low-down on proper lawn mower height from the author of Lawn Care for Dummies.

  13. 13. To Mow Or Not To Mow?

    A DIY Network master gardener examines the pros and cons of having a lawn to maintain.

  14. 14. Lawn Mowing and Watering Tips

    Here are some basic tips from the lawn experts at DIY Network for taking care of your mower, how to use it and for hydrating your lawn...

  15. 15. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

    Jay encourages homeowners to use an aerator to revitalize compacted lawns.

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